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Celebrity, television, film and music photos
When is Pippa Middleton's wedding? The Duchess of Cambridge's younger sister Pippa Middleton, 33, is just weeks away from marrying hedge fund manager James Matthews, 41. They are due to tie the knot on Saturday, May 20. Pippa and James will wed at St Mark’s Church in Englefield, Berkshire, just six miles from the quaint village of Bucklebury where the bride grew up with elder sister Catherine and younger brother James.
Film director Ridley Scott has revealed he is convinced that aliens are really out there - and one day they will come for us. The veteran filmmaker is preparing to release the sixth film in the Alien sci-fi horror series, Alien: Covenant, next month. The new film - the second prequel which is set before the 1979 original starring Sigourney Weaver, Ian Holm, John Hurt and Yaphet Kotto - is set in 2104 on board a spaceship carrying 2,000 cryogenically frozen colonists to a distant planet.
The Conservatives are likely to gain around 58 seats in Labour's North and Midlands heartlands due to the Brexit effect in the upcoming snap election on June 8. The Conservative Home website claimed that the Tories are seeking to target Labour seats with majorities of more than 8,000 votes as Theresa May seeks to capitalise on her party’s strong poll numbers. An analysis of the 2015 general election results by The Telegraph has shown that this would mainly affect seats in the North and the Midlands – areas which voted strongly for Brexit last June.
There is a strong possibility that Romelu Lukaku will prove very costly for Chelsea over the next few months. Lukaku not only poses a major threat to the club’s title hopes when they take on Everton this Sunday but the forward, valued at £100million on Merseyside, is one of their main summer transfer targets, too. It is hard to determine which is causing most concern among the fans at Stamford Bridge at the moment.
The FTSE 100 index closed 0.5 percent lower at 7,203.94 points, underperforming broader European markets, and posted a 1.6 percent fall for the month. While Barclays' first quarter profit more than doubled, a weak performance at its investment banking arm disappointed as the bank missed out on a bond trading boom which boosted revenues at its U.S. peers.
It's not just Rick Grimes's beard that has grizzled with age over the past seven years. Those poor walkers have had a pretty tough time, too. It can take a lot out of you if you're wandering out in the blistering sunshine without any clothes on – or any suncream – for all that time. All while your skin keeps falling off and your teeth haven't been scrubbed since The Social Network came out. Click below to see just how the decaying walkers have got worse over time. From Digital Spy
Former equalities commissioner Trevor Phillips has accused the city of Liverpool of “wallowing in victim status”, and defended Kelvin MacKenzie after he compared Everton player Ross Barkley to a gorilla, according to The Sun columnist. Mr MacKenzie said he received a text from Mr Phillips in which he said he had no idea the player was “a brother” after the England midfielder revealed his grandfather is Nigerian. Writing in The Spectator, Mr MacKenzie, who used to edit The Sun, said that following the furore, he was surprised not to be branded a racist by Mr Phillips, who chaired the Equality and Human Rights Commission for nine years.
Kylie Jenner and her new boyfriend Travis Scott went on a shopping spree, and had the store all to themselves. Also, Ariana Grande was turning heads with her Coachella outfit. Plus, Justin Bieber's new song promises to be FIRE. All this in today's episode of the Hollyscoop Daily Rewind!
M&S is to trial an online grocery shopping service to deliver food to customers' homes for the first time. The retailer's boss Steve Rowe said it needed to be ready to respond to changing shopping habits. M&S has overhauled its online offering in recent years but has until now fought shy of making its food offering available on the internet.
The 911 call from the fatal accident involving former “Bachelor” Chris Soules and a tractor driver reveals what happened in the moments after the collision early Tuesday morning. A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for May 2.
By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - NASA's Cassini spacecraft sent the closest-ever images of Saturn on Thursday after surviving its first plunge inside the planet's rings, the U.S. space agency said. A stream of pictures showing Saturn's swirling clouds, massive hurricane and odd six-sided vortex weather system were transmitted back to Earth by Cassini, which has been exploring Saturn for 13 years. Now in its final laps around Saturn, Cassini dove through the narrow gap between the planet and its innermost ring on Wednesday, where no spacecraft has ever gone before.
David Cameron’s flagship Cancer Drugs Fund was a “quick-fix” election promise that wasted more than a £1 billion and left dying patients in agony, a review has found. Just one in five of the medicines offered by the now reformed scheme was capable of benefiting recipients, cancer experts revealed on Thursday, branding the initiative a “political failure across the board”. Pledging to spend £200 million, Mr Cameron said the fund would help to bring British survival rates in line with the best in Europe.
Taunton Police said: "We're investigating potential links between a death in Taunton which may have resulted from the use of a so-called legal high. Meanwhile a prisoner at HMP Forest Bank in Salford died - the second spice-related death to be reported at the prison in four months. In a report on Forest Bank in February, the chief inspector of prisons, Peter Clarke, found that violent incidents in the prison had sharply increased, with almost half of these linked to synthetic drugs.
Government scientists launched an investigation Thursday into an unusually large number of humpback whale deaths from North Carolina to Maine, the first such "unusual mortality event" declaration in a decade. Forty-one whales have died in the region in 2016 and so far in 2017, far exceeding the average of about 14 per year, said Deborah Fauquier, a veterinary medical officer with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Marine Fisheries. Humpbacks can grow to 60 feet long and are found in oceans around the world.
CCTV footage has captured the moment a teenager allegedly left a rucksack packed with explosives and shrapnel on a busy tube train. Damon Smith is accused of having left a homemade bomb on a Jubilee line train with a detonator clock timed to go off 13 minutes later. A jury at the Old Bailey was shown footage on Thursday of Mr Smith, who was 19 at the time, getting off the train at London Bridge on 20 October 2016.
Britain faces a crisis in headteachers as new research reveals that poor Ofsted reports are causing school leaders to leave the profession in droves. The vast array of lucrative career options available to former heads such as education consultants or chief executives of academy chains has also contributed to the rise, experts have said. According to a study by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER), the retention rate among secondary heads has fallen from 91 per cent in 2012 to 87 per cent in 2015.
The man who was dragged off a United Airlines flight in a video that went around the world has received an undisclosed financial settlement from the airline. The footage of Kentucky doctor David Dao, 69, being dragged off the flight after he refused to give up his seat to allow four United staff members to get from Chicago to Louisville went viral and sparked outrage .
A woman has been shot and four people arrested during a raid by counter-terrorism police at an address in north London. Local residents reported hearing gunshots as heavily armed officers swooped on the terraced house in Willesden on Thursday evening as part of an operation by specialist officers. A cordon was quickly set up around the area of Parkfield Road and Harlesden Road and residents were escorted from their homes.
Olympus ex-vice president Hisashi Mori (L) and former president Tsuyoshi Kikukawa received suspended jail sentences for their roles in a $1.7 billion accounting scandal at the Japanese giant
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hosts Southeast Asian leaders this week, and there is much interest in how the popular politician who boasts about not being a statesman will handle the event.
South Korea's automakers association is concerned about the possible revision of the country's trade deal with the United States, an official of the industry group said on Friday. The remarks follow comments to Reuters by U.S. President Donald Trump that he would renegotiate or terminate "the horrible" trade deal with South Korea. The KAMA is an industry group of South Korean automakers, including Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors.